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This illustration by Millicent Sowerby accompanies the poem  'System' in the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. The edition was published in 1908 by Chatto & Windus. 



Every night my prayers I say,

And get my dinner every day;

And every day that I've been good,

I get an orange after food.


The child that is not clean and neat,

With lots of toys and things to eat,

He is a naughty child, I'm sure

—Or else his dear papa is poor.

The System - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1055
  • Image Number: 1055
    Title: System
    Medium: Child’s Book Illustration

    Framed size (h x w): 287x 227mm

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